Nyrstar Port Pirie Pty Ltd

Who we are

Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. The company’s global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. In August 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, providing a stable long term platform for its marketing leading operations worldwide. Visit www.nyrstar.com


Overview of the role

Applications are open for Plant Operators to join Nyrstar Port Pirie, across various plant areas working a full shift roster.


Reporting directly to the Team Leader, Plant Operators are responsible for the safe operation of plant and equipment.


Operators will be engaged on the 4/4 full shift roster (2 x days / 2 x nights / 4 x days off). Previous experience and current tickets such as Working at Heights, Confined Spaces and/or Forklift licence are required. Boiler attendant or crane operators are welcome to apply.


Plant Operators require a level of physical ability, therefore you must be able to pass a pre-employment medical.


These opportunities are residentially based in Port Pirie, South Australia.


Key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate plant and equipment such as cranes, forklifts and jackhammers as required
  • Feed raw material and processing agents into plant machinery
  • Set controls and operate machinery
  • Adhere to all relevant Standard Work Instructions (SWI’s)
  • Follow all Site Safety and Company procedures
  • Safety intervention of unsafe acts
  • Undertake all necessary training as directed

Qualifications & Experience

  • Previous experience in Major Hazard Facilities.
  • Experience operating high risk machinery is highly desirable
  • Experience in a mining/resources/heavy industry, operating machinery or similar is highly regarded
  • Strong commitment to safety and adherence to wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Intermediate literacy, numeracy and logical reasoning (aptitude testing will be conducted)
  • Physical ability to pass a pre-employment medical to perform a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work well in team or a self-starter who can perform with minimum supervision
  • Basic computer knowledge required
  • Opportunities to progress across different departments and increase your skills and competencies.

To learn more about the Nyrstar Port Pirie operations, check out our social media pages:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NyrstarPortPirie

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/230920/admin


What else do we offer:

  • Competitive salary + shift allowances
  • Subsidised health & fitness memberships
  • Private Health benefits option (corporate rates)
  • Subsidised Dental Health Care – for you and your family
  • Novated car leasing option
  • Employee Assistance Program


Submit your application including a cover letter, resume and copies of relevant qualifications, by clicking on the Apply Now button.

Please note you must have unrestricted valid rights to work in Australia. Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Nyrstar Port Pirie’s Safety Policy requires clean shaven employees and is a non-smoking site. As a Major Hazard Facility that is subject to SafeWork SA regulations, you may be asked questions regarding your physical attributes to ensure regulatory compliance. Only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at Nyrstar


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